Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1931), US novelist; full name Chloe Anthony Morrison. Her novels depict the black American experience and heritage. "Beloved" (1987) won the Pulitzer Prize, and Morrison became the first black woman writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.